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Supply Chain Manager

  • £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 02/12/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419671

Job Details

Part of a global automotive group, we recruit for a Supply Chain Manager to join their senior management team. This is a great development opportunity, suited to someone looking to kick start a career in Supply Chain management or an established professional.

Position: Supply Chain Manager

Salary: to £65000 + car, pension, life assurance

Location: Shropshire


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for managing material planning and control, supplier and customer interface. Key functions will include: material control processes, inventory management, forecasting, vendor selection and management, scheduling, warehouse & despatch, factory planning, development of supply chain strategy and continuous improvement.

o Manage the MRP module of the ERP system to ensure accurate and timely delivery of materials to meet the production plan & customer orders

o Coordinate the achievement and maintenance of specified inventory targets

Provide visibility of supply, delivery and capacity planning

o Provide training, motivation and support to all of the team

o Contribute supply chain information regarding short term material availability, capacity and constraints and develop contingency planning

o Collaborate with cross functional team to meet the expectations of the customer base

o Lead improvement initiatives for inventory accuracy, delivery & supplier performance


You will already be working as a Supply Chain Manager within a high volume manufacturing environment, ideally automotive tier 1 supplier, where you have overseen the end to end process (planning, materials, warehousing, procurement etc). Key attributes for this Planning Manager role will be as follows;

o Significant Production & Materials Planning/ Supply Chain Management experience within manufacturing sector

o Supervision/ management of medium to large Supply Chain/ Planning team

o Background working across Material planning/ Logistics & Warehousing ideally within automotive supply chain

o Self-starter with high energy levels, personal drive and commitment

o High level experienced user of MRP/ ERP systems


The business has cemented a reputation for being a true market leader in their field with the commercial backing and support of a global group. In order to attract the best possible people into their senior team our client is offering excellent career opportunity coupled with a highly competitive salary, car allowance, pension contribution plus life assurance. Early finish on a Friday, but additional hours would be expected depending upon the needs of the business. Some UK and international travel but this will be limited.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion

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